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Dec 17, 2021 Ahuka
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Summary: More on DOS. This time it is the Path. Series: DOS Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3490 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3490/hpr3490_source.flac In this DOS tutorial we take a look at the Path, an important concept. While the concept continues to be used in modern operating systems like Linux, in DOS you had severe limitations you always had to be conscious of. Remember that this was in the days when 640KB was enough memory for anyone. Links:...
Topics: DOS, early PC computing, The Path
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Dec 3, 2021 Ahuka
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Summary: More on Layer Modes in GIMP with the Darken Modes Series: GIMP Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3480 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3480/hpr3480_source.flac Layer Modes, sometimes called Blending Modes, allow you to combine layers in a variety of ways. We continue with the Darken Modes, except for Burn, which was covered in the previous tutorial. Darken modes do what they say on the tin, they make things darker, and so they are kind of the inverse of the...
Topics: GIMP, Layer Modes, Blending Modes, Darken Modes
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Nov 19, 2021 Ahuka
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Summary: More on DOS. This time it is External Commands and Emergency Boot Disk Series: DOS Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3470 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3470/hpr3470_source.flac In our continuing exploration of DOS we come to the topics of External Commands and Emergency Boot Disks. We cover them together because External Commands may not be available on your Emergency Boot Disk unless you take steps to include them, unlike Internal Commands, which are...
Topics: DOS, early PC computing, External Commands, Emergency Boot Disk
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Nov 5, 2021 Ahuka
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Summary: We continue our look at the Layer Modes in GIMP with Dodge and Burn Series: GIMP Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3460 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3460/hpr3460_source.flac Layer Modes, sometimes called Blending Modes, allow you to combine layers in a variety of ways. We continue with the Dodge and Burn Modes. Dodge is one of the Lighten Modes, while Burn is one of the Darken Modes, but I pulled them out for their own tutorial because they are not only...
Topics: GIMP, Layer Modes, Blending Modes, Dodge and Burn
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Oct 22, 2021 Ahuka
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Summary: More on DOS. This time it is Internal Commands. Series: DOS Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3450 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3450/hpr3450_source.flac This tutorial looks at DOS Internal Commands, which in some sense are analogous to shell commands in Linux. That means that the command interpreter already has these loaded and ready to go when you boot. Links: http://webopedia.internet.com/TERM/c/command.html...
Topics: DOS, early PC computing, Internal Commands
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Oct 8, 2021 Ahuka
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Summary: We continue our look at the Layer Modes in GIMP with the Lighten Modes Series: GIMP Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3440 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3440/hpr3440_source.FLAC Layer Modes, sometimes called Blending Modes, allow you to combine layers in a variety of ways. We continue with the Lighten Modes, except for Dodge which we will cover in the next tutorial along with Burn. These are the Layer Modes available on the latest (at the time I write...
Topics: GIMP, Layer Modes, Blending Modes, Lighten
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Sep 24, 2021 Ahuka
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Summary: We look in detail at how early PCs booted. Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3430 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3430/hpr3430_source.flac The boot process is a very particular system for taking a dead hunk of metal and silicon and turning it into an active computer. It is kind of remarkable, and in the DOS environment you really needed to know how it worked. Links: http://webopedia.com/TERM/B/BIOS.html http://webopedia.com/TERM/R/ROM.html...
Topics: DOS, early PC computing, boot process
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Sep 10, 2021 Ahuka
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Summary: We continue our look at the Layer Modes in GIMP Series: GIMP Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3420 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3420/hpr3420_source.flac Layer Modes, sometimes called Blending Modes, allow you to combine layers in a variety of ways. We'll begin with the Normal modes and work our way through many, but not all, of the Layer Modes available on the latest (at the time I write this) version of GIMP, 2.10.20. Links: https://fontlibrary.org/...
Topics: GIMP, Layer Modes, Blending Modes
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Aug 27, 2021 Ahuka
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Summary: Here we look at what an operating system is, and how they developed historically. Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3410 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3410/hpr3410_source.flac While the very first computers did not have operating systems, the lack of them made computers less efficient and more difficult to use. We look at the general history of operating systems before getting into the history of DOS. Then we look at some general principles of what...
Topics: DOS, early PC computing, operating systems
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Summary: We begin a look at the Layer Modes in GIMP Series: GIMP Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3400 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3400/hpr3400_source.flac Layer Modes, sometimes called Blending Modes, allow you to combine layers in a variety of ways. We'll begin with the Normal modes and work our way through many, but not all, of the Layer Modes available on the latest (at the time I write this) version of GIMP, 2.10.20. Links:...
Topics: GIMP, Layer Modes, Blending Modes
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Jul 30, 2021 Ahuka
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Summary: We begin some technological archeology to explore the old warhorse, DOS. Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3390 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3390/hpr3390_source.flac This Introduction to the series also serves as a brief recap of my early history with computers, and the path that brought me to where I am today. Links: https://www.ahuka.com/dos-lessons-for-self-study-purposes/
Topics: DOS, early PC computing
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Jul 16, 2021 Ahuka
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Summary: This episode looks at the popular application Goodreads to see if it can be done better. Series: Social Media Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3380 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3380/hpr3380_source.flac Federated social media can open up some wonderful possibilities to reimagine some of the social apps we already use and find ways to do them better. In this episode I want to highlight a talk that aimed at such a reimagining involving an app I already...
Topics: social media, alternative, Fediverse, ActivityPub, Goodreads, library
Hacker Public Radio
Jul 6, 2021 Honkeymagoo
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Summary: the hpr community stops by for a chat Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3372 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3372/hpr3372_source.mp3 Welcome to the 9th Annual Hacker Public Radio New Years Eve Show Hunting food cpap machines Music Audio books podcasts Archive.org is great (support if possible please) Moss has a fun 2020 Politics Health care grey hat
Topics: HPR, community, new years eve
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Jul 2, 2021 Ahuka
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Summary: We look at some more free photo sites to see if they are really free Series: GIMP Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3370 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3370/hpr3370_source.flac This tutorial adds to our discussion of freely usable photos by looking at a list compiled on the blog of a marketing site Twenty Over Ten. They gave us their top 15 sites, but can I recommend them unreservedly? Not necessarily, you have to dig into each one of them to get to the...
Topics: Stock Photos, Creative Commons, Free Photos
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Jun 28, 2021 Honkeymagoo
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Summary: the hpr community stops by for a chat Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3366 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3366/hpr3366_source.mp3 Welcome to the 9th Annual Hacker Public Radio New Years Eve Show language the murmur server (that was originally run by John Neusteter) mintcast Linux Some chatter about home packing and selling. Struggles with packing and finding places to move to out in the 'country'. Free movement and Irish passports D'n'D talk. The absence...
Topics: HPR, community, new years eve
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Jun 21, 2021 Honkeymagoo
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Summary: the hpr community stops by for a chat Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3361 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3361/hpr3361_source.mp3 Welcome to the 9th Annual Hacker Public Radio New Years Eve Show Vaccines Discussion about the movies: Jumanji, Wizard of Oz. Discussion about facebook, whatsapp, and social networks. Filk Performance of "Alice the first woman on the moon" written by Blind Lemon Chiffon. podcasting Dungeons and Dragons talk History...
Topics: HPR, community, new years eve
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Jun 18, 2021 Ahuka
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Summary: A look at some security issues in Android Series: Privacy and Security Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3360 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3360/hpr3360_source.flac A type of malware nicknamed Joker has been infecting Android devices. In this episode we dig a little deeper into what this is and how it works. Links: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/7750448/what-are-dex-files-in-android#7750547...
Topics: Android, malware
Hacker Public Radio
Jun 14, 2021 Honkeymagoo
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Summary: the hpr community stops by for a chat Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3356 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3356/hpr3356_source.mp3 Welcome to the 9th Annual Hacker Public Radio New Years Eve Show Vacinations covid lock downs covid covid covid (no suprise) virtual confrences Virtual life programing languages the size of texas - Even the Skunks are Large! Religion Linux
Topics: HPR, communtiy, new years eve
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Jun 8, 2021 Honkeymagoo
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Summary: the hpr community stops by for a chat Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3352 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3352/hpr3352_source.mp3 Welcome to the 9th Annual Hacker Public Radio New Years Eve Show Text editors x11 and wayland Linux check for X11/Wayland loginctl show-session $(awk '/tty/ {print $1}'
Topics: HPR, community, new years eve
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Jun 4, 2021 Ahuka
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Summary: GIMP has a number of ways you can blend layers together Series: GIMP Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3350 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3350/hpr3350_source.flac This tutorial begins our discussion of how you can blend entire layers in GIMP, starting with changing the opacity of layers, then moving into Layer Modes, which use mathematical functions to allow more complex combinations to achieve certain effects. We discuss the mathematics as a background...
Topics: GIMP, Layers, Layer Modes, Opacity
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Summary: An interview with Paul Ramsey, FLOSS enterpreneur and OpenGeo fame Series: Linux Inlaws Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3349 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3349/hpr3349_source.mp3 In this episode the inlaws host Paul Ramsey of OpenGeo fame. Apart from his PostgreSQL contributions, Paul is probably best known for GIS work and geo DB contributions in general (in addition to off-the-beaten track stuff like URL of his website among other things). Don't miss...
Topics: PostgreSQL, PostGIS
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May 31, 2021 Honkeymagoo
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Summary: the hpr community stops by for a chat Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3346 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3346/hpr3346_source.mp3 Welcome to the 9th Annual Hacker Public Radio New Years Eve Show adjusting nextcloud time and date. Why can't I do it? Bug? yes or no? We discuss ClaudioM's breakfast https://mastodon.sdf.org/@claudiom/105475213315933382 https://voicecommandcenter.com/# Bollywood sci-fi movie https://www.justwatch.com/us/movie/2-0 Lineage OS...
Topics: HPR, community, new years eve
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May 28, 2021 Thaj Sara
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Summary: Thaj shares tips and tricks on producing quality audio for HPR episodes Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3345 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3345/hpr3345_source.flac In this episode we discuss equalization in order to improve our audio quality for podcasting. We will use Audacity to manipulate our equalization. The best method of achieving this is to use the Graphic EQ plugin. To use this select the audio you wish to process, then use the...
Topics: audio production, equalization, audio quality
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Summary: Presenting my favorite podcasts related to information security careers and growth Series: Podcast recommendations Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3344 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3344/hpr3344_source.flac Inoffensive in every region of the world Infosec Podcasts Part 3 – Infosec Career & Personal Development Why am I recording this series? "What podcasts you listen to" was on the list of recommended topics I am passionate about...
Topics: infosec, podcasts, security
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May 26, 2021 Brian in Ohio
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Summary: A less than complete history of Forth Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3343 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3343/hpr3343_source.flac forth the early years http://worrydream.com/refs/Moore%20-%20Forth%20-%20The%20Early%20Years.pdf https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Forth_(programming_language) https://www.forth.com/resources/forth-programming-language/ https://colorforth.github.io/ chuck moore on youtube 2019 https://youtu.be/81bkIqPpe0g 2018...
Topics: programming, history
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May 25, 2021 Honkeymagoo
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Summary: the hpr community stops by for a chat Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3342 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3342/hpr3342_source.mp3 Welcome to the 9th Annual Hacker Public Radio New Years Eve Show heated roads and driveways talking about distilling spirits geek talk single board computers
Topics: HPR, community, new years eve
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Summary: My experiment with Getty and A Getty Ansi - And wanting to have a Serial Terminal Mainframe Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3341 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3341/hpr3341_source.mp3 Well its bit of challenge for Jerome to teach me how to do a Mainframe on a PI with serial terminal. I started the project using a old HPE 700/96 terminal amber. I used this site as my prime info....
Topics: Terminal, Mainframe, Raspberry PI
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May 21, 2021 Ahuka
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Summary: People commonly say that their own, or someone else's, Facebook has been hacked. Series: Privacy and Security Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3340 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3340/hpr3340_source.flac As someone who has reasons to be on Facebook, I have gotten used to seeing people warn that their account was hacked, and we should not accept friend requests from them. It is so common that you would wonder if Facebook had no security at all. But the...
Topics: Facebook, scams
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Summary: Part 2 of the miniseries on Deep Learning, politicians and other approaches to intelligence (or not) Series: Linux Inlaws Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3339 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3339/hpr3339_source.mp3 After successfully navigating through the shallow (or not-so-shallow) depths of the first episode on deep learning fundamentals, our two heroes tackle a more concrete topic in this episode: How to use the damn stuff! No expenses will be spared...
Topics: Policitians, artificial intelligence, deep learning
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May 19, 2021 klaatu
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Summary: OpenSSL s_client is the new telnet. Here is how to use it. Series: Networking Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3338 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3338/hpr3338_source.flac Connect to port 443 and send some HTTP signals: $ openssl s_client -connect example.com:443 [...snip...] Verify return code: 0 (ok) Extended master secret: no Max Early Data: 0 --- You're now connected. If you wait too long, your connection will likely time out. View the default landing...
Topics: telnet, openssl
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May 18, 2021 Daniel Persson
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Summary: A dramatic reading of a work by Gailey Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3337 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3337/hpr3337_source.mp3 The episode is released under a Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported (CC BY-NC-ND 3.0). HPR has been given non-exclusive rights to create and distribute audio narration with kind permission of the Author. For clarity, permission has not been granted for derivative works, commercial or otherwise, to be created from...
Topics: news, boat, stuck
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May 17, 2021 Honkeymagoo
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Summary: the hpr community stops by for a chat Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3336 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3336/hpr3336_source.mp3 Welcome to the 9th Annual Hacker Public Radio show It is December the 31st 2020 and the time is 10 hundred hours UTC. We start the show by sending Greetings to Christmas Island/Kiribati and Samoa Kiritimati, Apia. Covid Covid Covid Brexit. Brexit explained https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brexit Add ISO 8601 YYYY-MM-DD support...
Topics: HPR, community, new years eve
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May 14, 2021 Ken Fallon
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Summary: This is an example of the podcast that was featured on GNU World Order Series: Podcast recommendations Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3335 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3335/hpr3335_source.wav Interview with Herag, from the Anarcho Book Club podcast. About the Anarcho Book Club
Topics: Anarcho Book Club, anarchism, gnuWorldOrder, gwo
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Summary: Presenting my favorite general information security podcasts Series: Privacy and Security Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3334 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3334/hpr3334_source.flac Inoffensive in every region of the world Hello, again. My name is Trey. This is part 2 of a 6 part series related to information security podcasts. To recap Why am I recording this series? "What podcasts you listen to" was on the list of recommended topics I am...
Topics: infosec, podcasts, security
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May 12, 2021 JWP
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Summary: About my TV devices - TV Stand & Pine64 Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3333 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3333/hpr3333_source.mp3 About Pine64 None of us is as smart as all of us Ken H. Blanchard At the core of our philosophy is the notion that PINE64 is a community platform. A simplistic point of view, often offered up and referenced online, is that ‘PINE64 does hardware while the community does the software’. While this depiction is not...
Topics: Tablet, phone, desktop, windows, pine64, pinetime
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May 11, 2021 JWP
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Summary: A short list of tablets and phones that I am using these Days Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3332 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3332/hpr3332_source.mp3 Sadly no Opensource hand held devices these days. But Android might count though.
Topics: Tablet, Phone, kindle
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May 10, 2021 Thaj Sara
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Summary: Thaj shares tips and tricks on producing quality audio for HPR episodes Series: Podcasting HowTo Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3331 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3331/hpr3331_source.flac The first in a series of episodes concerning recording and audio quality. For this episode I focus on the beginning of the signal chain, the microphone. Tips on choosing a microphone, and how to use it to get the sound you want. Samson 2QU ATR 2100
Topics: audio production, microphones, audio quality
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May 7, 2021 Ahuka
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Summary: We apply our knowledge of Layer Masks to create a project. Series: GIMP Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3330 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3330/hpr3330_source.flac This tutorial has us applying our knowledge of Layer Masks in combination with some other tools to make an image. We start with a photograph, and transform it into something very different, as a way to practice our GIMP skills. Links: https://docs.gimp.org/2.10/en/...
Topics: GIMP, Layers, Layer Masks
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Summary: An eclectic panel of Linux contributors discuss technology, anger management and other things Series: Linux Inlaws Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3329 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3329/hpr3329_source.mp3 In this episode, our two ageing heroes host an eclectic panel of kernel contributors of a small, mostly unknown operating system called "Linux". The panelists hail from all over the planet (sadly, no money or love would buy Richard's or...
Topic: Linux Kernel
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May 5, 2021 Enigma
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Summary: Enigma continues his discussion about his favorite Python module Pandas Series: A Little Bit of Python Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3328 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3328/hpr3328_source.ogg Part two in the For the Love of Data series. Enigma covers part 2 of Pandas The following topics are discussed 1) Another way to apply a condition to a field 2) Creating a DataFrame from a dictionary 3) Appending a data frame with another DataFrame 4) Joining...
Topics: python, pandas, Data, Data Science
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May 4, 2021 Daniel Persson
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Summary: We look into what a Ceph implementation entails, what specific use-cases it excels at. Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3327 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3327/hpr3327_source.mp3 We look into what a Ceph implementation entails, what specific use-cases it excels at. And we also talk about the building blocks of the system. What kind of hosts is required for different Ceph daemons and the requirements regarding disk space, CPU, and memory. The services we...
Topics: ceph, storage solution, amazon s3
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May 3, 2021 HPR Volunteers
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Summary: HPR Volunteers talk about shows released and comments posted in April 2021 Series: HPR Community News Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3326 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3326/hpr3326_source.wav New hosts Welcome to our new hosts: Anonymous Host , Trey . Last Month's Shows Id Day Date Title Host 3304 Thu 2021-04-01 Newsflash 21/01/04 Anonymous Host 3305 Fri 2021-04-02 Nagios part 2 norrist 3306 Mon 2021-04-05 HPR Community News for March 2021 HPR...
Topic: Community News
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Apr 30, 2021 klaatu
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Summary: Talking about the conundrum of rules-light and rules-heavy game systems Series: Tabletop Gaming Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3325 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3325/hpr3325_source.flac There are three nodes. You can choose two. o Rules / \ / \ Trust ó-----ò Competition
Topics: rpg, rules, game
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Apr 29, 2021 Trey
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Summary: Presenting my favorite information security news and current events podcasts Series: Privacy and Security Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3324 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3324/hpr3324_source.flac Inoffensive in every region of the world Hello, again. This is Trey. This is part 1 of a 6 part series related to information security podcasts. Why am I recording this series? "What podcasts you listen to" was on the list of recommended topics I am...
Topics: infosec, podcasts, security
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Apr 28, 2021 klaatu
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Summary: I changed my DNS server and you won't believe what happened next. Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3323 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3323/hpr3323_source.flac A not-brief introduction to OpenNIC, the open and democratic domain name and number registry.
Topics: ICANN, IANA, DNS
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Apr 27, 2021 klaatu
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Summary: Introduction to tuned and tuned-adm Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3322 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3322/hpr3322_source.flac The tuned-adm command switches profiles to help you fine-tune your Linux system's performance. For more about performance, see Powertop Linuxcon 2015 presentation and maybe listen to my GNU World Order episode
Topic: linux
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Apr 26, 2021 operat0r
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Summary: I talk about D N S 66 and go over some comments from Urandom episode Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3321 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3321/hpr3321_source.ogg DNS66 apk https://f-droid.org/packages/org.jak_linux.dns66/ for more ads: https://adaway.org/hosts.txt for blocking pinterest https://rmccurdy.com/.scripts/hosts.file.pinterest.txt https://www.reddit.com/r/browsers/comments/jr6k6d/is_brave_browser_really_that_bad/...
Topics: block ads, ads, android, youtube, media, streaming
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Apr 23, 2021 Ahuka
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Summary: My reviews of some YouTube channels offering free Spanish language lessons. Series: Languages Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3320 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3320/hpr3320_source.flac As I have been learning Spanish I have been making use of a variety of tools and aids. One of the best is YouTube, where there is a wealth of free stuff. Of course, Spanish is not the only language with good resources here, but it is the one I am studying right now. But...
Topics: Spanish, Language learning, YouTube
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Summary: Part 1 of a miniseries on AI, ML, DL and other fun Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3319 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3319/hpr3319_source.mp3 In this episode, our two heroes explore the realm of artificial intelligence, paying special attention to deep learning (hoping that some of the stuff may rub on them :-). In this first part of a three-part mini-series the chaps discuss the foundation including networks, neurons and other topics of advanced black...
Topics: Policitians, artificial intelligence, deep learning, convolutions
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Apr 21, 2021 Archer72
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Summary: Modding a Wii with a DNS exploit and using a USB drive to save games Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3318 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3318/hpr3318_source.flac Wii Options > Wii Settings Verify version is 4.3 If not, Is the Wii connected to the internet If not, go to Connection Settings Pick Connection 1 Enter wifi connection info perform Wii System Update (Page 3 of Wii Settings) Wii Settings > Internet Go to Change Settings A few pages over is...
Topics: games, wii console
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Summary: If open source misses the point of free software philosophy, what point is free software missing? Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3317 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3317/hpr3317_source.flac Three good decades ago, Richard Stallman founded the free software movement and gave it a name. Two good decades ago there was a fork and Eric S. Raymond, Bruce Perens and others founded the open source software movement, and neglected to tell us who gave it a name....
Topics: open source, free software, communal software, cooperative technology, politics, philosophy
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Apr 19, 2021 Anonymous Host
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Summary: The Free Software Foundation (FSF) and Richard Stallman have released statements on the matter Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3316 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3316/hpr3316_source.wav This show is a counter point to the show hpr3311 :: Bradley M. Kuhn’s article from 2019 on Richard M. Stallman From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia In September 2019, Richard Stallman resigned as president of the FSF and left his “visiting scientist” role at MIT...
Topics: FSF, RMS
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Apr 16, 2021 Ken Fallon
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Summary: How to use this amazing tool Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3315 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3315/hpr3315_source.wav Tesseract (software) From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Tesseract is an optical character recognition engine for various operating systems. It is free software, released under the Apache License. Originally developed by Hewlett-Packard as proprietary software in the 1980s, it was released as open source in 2005 and development has...
Topics: Tesseract, OCR, optical character recognition
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Apr 15, 2021 Trey
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Summary: My first HPR episode, introducing myself and sharing a bit about me Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3314 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3314/hpr3314_source.flac Inoffensive in every region of the world. Meeting me is a completely different story. Name is Trey. I have been listening to HPR for about a year and after hearing repeated pleas for episodes, I thought I would record some of my own. I cannot guarantee quality of production nor content, but I...
Topic: Introduction
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Apr 14, 2021 ToeJet
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Summary: Scripted Zoom Update with History on Fedora. Series: Social Media Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3313 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3313/hpr3313_source.ogg Script and instruction at https://james.toebesacademy.com/ZoomUpdate.html GitHub Repo: https://github.com/ToeJet/Scripts/tree/main/ZOOMUPDATE Zoom does not provide a standard Fedora repo for updating. To get around that, this script will check the zoom fedora download link. If an update is found, it...
Topics: zoom update, sysadmin automation
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Apr 13, 2021 Dave Morriss
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Summary: MrX and Dave Morriss have a chat over Mumble in these trying times Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3312 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3312/hpr3312_source.flac Introduction Hosts: MrX Dave Morriss We had some issues with getting Mumble to work, for reasons we couldn’t quite fathom. Both ends needed to be restarted several times until all worked properly. We recorded this on Sunday March 7 th 2021. The last time we set up a chat like this was back in...
Topic: COVID-19
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Apr 12, 2021 Anonymous Host
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Summary: This text to speech article requires listener discretion. Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3311 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3311/hpr3311_source.wav Warning This show contains information that may not be suitable for all. Listener discretion is advised. Recently Richard M. Stallman, announced that he has rejoined the Free Software Foundation’s board of directors. An open letter on github called for him to be removed again, and for the FSF’s entire...
Topics: Bradley M. Kuhn, Richard M. Stallman, RMS, FSF, Free Software Foundation
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Apr 9, 2021 Ahuka
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Summary: We begin our look at a key tool in GIMP, Layer Masks Series: GIMP Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3310 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3310/hpr3310_source.flac One of the key tools in GIMP is Layer Masks, which allow you to make selected parts of a layer transparent, so that lower layers can come through. This is a way to get the same kinds of effects you would get with physical transparency sheets or animation gels. Links: https://docs.gimp.org/2.10/en/...
Topics: GIMP, Layers, Layer Masks
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Summary: The two chaps discuss uncertainties and beyond in this episode on probabilistic data structure Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3309 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3309/hpr3309_source.mp3 In this episode, our two heroes explore the realm of the great uncertainties also known as probabilistic data structures. For this adventures they managed to retain one of the experts in this field from the open source realm. Check out the episode to get in on this...
Topics: Probabilistic data structures, PDS
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Apr 7, 2021 Some Guy On The Internet
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Summary: Using Thunderbird to manage emails. Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3308 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3308/hpr3308_source.flac Thunder bird, the wonderful email client. I share how I use and enjoy the Thunderbird email client. use `hpr391` as the subject for all emails. If not, junk filter.
Topics: email, Thunderbird
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Apr 6, 2021 klaatu
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Summary: How to use git worktree Series: Introduction to Git Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3307 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3307/hpr3307_source.flac Create a new worktree $ git branch | tee * dev trunk $ git worktree add -b hotfix ~/demo/penguin.tree trunk Preparing ../penguin.tree (identifier penguin.tree) HEAD is now at 62a2daf commit List existing worktrees $ git worktree list /home/tux/demo/penguin.git 15fca84 [dev] /home/tux/demo/penguin.tree 09e585d...
Topics: git, tree, trunk, branch
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Apr 5, 2021 HPR Volunteers
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Summary: HPR Volunteers talk about shows released and comments posted in March 2021 Series: HPR Community News Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3306 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3306/hpr3306_source.wav New hosts Welcome to our new host: timttmy . Last Month's Shows Id Day Date Title Host 3281 Mon 2021-03-01 HPR Community News for February 2021 HPR Volunteers 3282 Tue 2021-03-02 HP Laptop with AMD Ryzen 3 Mobile with Radeon Graphics Some Guy On The Internet 3283...
Topic: Community News
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Apr 2, 2021 norrist
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Summary: Follow up to hpr3264 - Notifications, SNMP, Remote Checks Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3305 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3305/hpr3305_source.mp3 I did not get any feed back on my first nagios episode, so I can only assume that I perfectly explained what nagios is. And my installation instructions were so good, that no one had any questions. So I will move on to some additional nagios topics. Why use nagios One thing I meant to talk about but forgot...
Topics: nagios, bash, snmp
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Apr 1, 2021 Anonymous Host
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Summary: An upgrade to some standard information formats Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3304 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3304/hpr3304_source.flac Introduction After many years of confusion it has been decided to produce a common standard for dates and times between Europe and the United States of America. When encountering a USA date such as 03/14/2021 (known as Pi Day in the USA) there has been ambiguity over which part of the date is the day and which the...
Topics: date, time, formats
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Mar 31, 2021 Brian in Ohio
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Summary: An alternative to raspberrypi os Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3303 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3303/hpr3303_source.flac a little history slackware on arm started by stuart winter in 2002 became an official port of slackware in 2009 lots of info at the video podcast on youtube why choose slackware can do minimal installs easy education stable and secure who should avoid slackware unwilling or unable to read and follow directions if you think your...
Topics: raspberry pi, slackware
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Mar 30, 2021 clacke
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Summary: I'm adding some input methods to a standard Ubuntu 20.04 install Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3302 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3302/hpr3302_source.flac First I go to the Language Support window. Either search (press Super/Windows, then type) for "Language Support" and go there directly, or search for "Region & Language", go there, then click "Manage Installed Languages". There I click Install / Remove Languages ......
Topics: ubuntu, input methods, guix, chinese, emoji, eurkey, pinyin, jyutping, cangjie
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Mar 29, 2021 operat0r
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Summary: 400 hours into the game I talk about howto get into Kerbal Space Program! Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3301 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3301/hpr3301_source.ogg dont ever use return to launch pad or anything always use quick save and load etc .. quick save before launch etc... stay away from missions that are high altitudes/ and low speed etc ... for now. stick with ones that are ALT or SPEED only .. do both only if you are sure you can do it. use...
Topics: Kerbal Space Program, KSP, games, space
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Mar 26, 2021 Ahuka
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Summary: My reviews of some YouTube channels offering free Spanish language lessons. Series: Languages Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3300 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3300/hpr3300_source.flac As I have been learning Spanish I have been making use of a variety of tools and aids. One of the best is YouTube, where there is a wealth of free stuff. Of course, Spanish is not the only language with good resources here, but it is the one I am studying right now. But...
Topics: Spanish, Language learning, YouTube
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Mar 25, 2021 monochromec
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Summary: Ever wanted to know about AppArmor and SELinux? Then this is your show! Series: Linux Inlaws Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3299 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3299/hpr3299_source.mp3 In this episode our two aging heroes discuss the proper temperature to drink beer at (spoiler: it's not 20 degrees as CAMRA would make you believe) and the ins and outs of basic and enhanced security on our beloved operating system. If you ever wanted to know more about...
Topics: Linux Security Modules, DAC, MAC, AppArmor, SELinux, Plan 9
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Mar 24, 2021 Some Guy On The Internet
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Summary: Shutdown the negativity in our community. Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3298 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3298/hpr3298_source.flac Hot, off the cuff. You can leave feedback at Lyunpaw@gmail.com ; "hpr04" for the subject line. Emails are seen as plain text and are filtered. Maybe I'll do a show on email; oops now I owe a show.
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Mar 23, 2021 ToeJet
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Summary: Automatically Update Nextcloud Applications via Cron Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3297 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3297/hpr3297_source.ogg Simple method to autoupdate nextcloud apps. An email is sent as summary of actions. Scheduled for 5 AM Sunday - Cron Entry MAILTO=MYEMAILADDRES@MYDOMAIN.com 0 5 * * 0 /usr/bin/php /var/www/nextcloud/occ app:update --all 2>&1 # * * * * * command to be executed # - - - - - # | | | | | # | | | | +----- day...
Topics: Nextcloud, SysAdmin, Admin
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Mar 22, 2021 Rho`n
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Summary: Implementing a honey pot style spam filter for your HTML forms Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3296 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3296/hpr3296_source.flac In this episode of Hacker Public Radio, I will describe the method I chose to combat spam bots filling out my company's contact form. About 99% of the submissions we receive are spam, which makes filtering for valid messages painful. After some research into different methods, I decided to go with the...
Topics: Spam, HTML, Forms
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Mar 19, 2021 Ken Fallon
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Summary: How to update a cert when the automatic processes don't work Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3295 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3295/hpr3295_source.wav Back in hpr3289 :: NextCloud the hard way , I showed you how to install a Let's Encrypt SSL cert for use on your home network. One of the problems was the fact that the automatic renew tools won't work. Today I got a reminder email from Let's Encrypt and I used the exact same command to renew it as I did...
Topics: SSL, Let's Encrypt, Intranet
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Mar 18, 2021 Archer72
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Summary: Update to MakeMKV to back up media, now on Raspberry Pi Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3294 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3294/hpr3294_source.flac This is an update on my previous episode hpr3179 :: MakeMKV to back up media . In the past month, MakeMKV.com has been updated to include Raspberry Pi support. Sources: MakeMKV on Linux post https://forum.makemkv.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=224 MakeMKV on ARM release...
Topics: dvd, blu-ray, backup
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Mar 17, 2021 klaatu
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Summary: Klaatu, Beni, and McNalu review an OSR DnD clone Series: Tabletop Gaming Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3293 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3293/hpr3293_source.ogg Dungeon Raiders is a D&D "retroclone", designed to mimic old school gaming. It's a simple system, but is it too simple? Find out in today's episode! You can download Dungeon Raiders for free from Drivethrurpg.com You can play games with the RPG club. Subscribe to the HPR mailing...
Topics: dnd, osr, tabletop, rpg